Robert Bowie

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For the American diplomat and scholar, see Robert R. Bowie.
Robert Bowie

Robert Bowie (March 1750 – January 8, 1818) served as the 11th Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States, from 1803 to 1806, and from 1811 to 1812.[1]

He was the third child born to Captain William Bowie and Margaret Sprigg, at Mattaponi.[2] He graduated from Charlotte Hall Military Academy.

He also served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1785 to 1790, and from 1801 to 1803.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Governor's Information: Maryland Governor Oden Bowie". National Governors Association. Retrieved 2007-11-20. 
  2. ^ Hall, Clayton Colman (1912). Baltimore: Its History and Its People, vol.3. Lewis Historical Publishing Co. pp. 304–306. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Francis Mercer
Governor of Maryland
1803–1806
Succeeded by
Robert Wright
Preceded by
Edward Lloyd
Governor of Maryland
1811–1812
Succeeded by
Levin Winder